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VISITING ARTISTS SERIES

November 5 to December 15, 2013

 

Crib, Homemeadow

Tracy Miller
Tart
1997
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of the artist and Feature Inc., New York, NY

Exhibition Overview

The AU Art Department brings two Brooklyn-based artists to campus to teach and exhibit. Curated by Studio Art professor Tim Doud.

 

Hilary Harnischfeger makes wall-mounted compositions as well as sculptures. She employs varied materials in her wall-works such as paper, plaster, clay, ink, and chunks of rock and quartz to create tactilely seductive pieces that straddle the line between two- and three-dimensionality. In her freestanding sculptures, she mines the meeting point between abstraction and materiality, using clay to lend her objects a fleshy, corporeal quality.

 

Tracy Miller:
Big Paintings, 1997-2013

Tracy Miller
is known for her still-life paintings of food. She simultaneously paints abstract networks of shapes, where recognizable objects double as dumb forms, flat and impenetrable. The paintings house a chaotic array of foods and flowers, at once delectable and disgusting in their abundance. She makes paintings that flirt with conventions of landscape, still-life, abstraction, and representation.

Tracy Miller: Big Paintings, 1997-2013

All images courtesy of the artist and Feature Inc., New York, NY

Fruit, McCracken

Tracy Miller
Donuts
1997
Oil on canvas

Fruit, McCracken

Tracy Miller
Ambrosia
2006
Oil on canvas

Fruit, McCracken

Tracy Miller
Buzz
2010
Oil on canvas

Fruit, McCracken

Tracy Miller
Salt Water Taffy
2001
Oil on canvas

Fruit, McCracken

Tracy Miller
Shrimp Shapes
2002
Oil on canvas

Hilary Harnischfeger

All images are courtesy of the artist and Rachel Uffner Gallery, NYC.


Fruit, Harnischfeger

Hilary Harnischfeger
Henry
2010
porcelain, paper, plaster, ink, crushed glass, chrysocolla, lepidolite, and citrine

Fruit, Harnischfeger

Hilary Harnischfeger
Cyclops
2012
porcelain, paper, ink, crushed glass, quartz

Fruit, Harnischfeger

Hilary Harnischfeger
Cyclops
2012
porcelain, paper, ink, crushed glass, quartz

Fruit, Harnischfeger

Hilary Harnischfeger
Hopewell
2013
plaster, porcelain, pigment, paper, mica, calcite, pyrite, citrine

Fruit, Harnischfeger

Hilary Harnischfeger
Wolf
2013
porcelain, paper, plaster, ink, crushed glass, quartz

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